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Liebherr will be one of the many companies attending this year’s Bauma 2019 in April, and they will be presenting their brand new 125 K fast-erecting crane. Featuring a maximum hook height of 65.5 meters and a radius of 55 meters, this will be the fastest erecting crane on the market to date. The 125 K will be available for purchase worldwide beginning in March, preceding its appearance at the expo.
January 30, 2019

John Deere Construction & Forestry has recently added the European distributor, the Wirtgen Group, to their network in Germany and France. This addition makes way for the introduction of two popular G-Series motor graders, the 622GP and the 672GP, to the two countries as of early this year.
January 29, 2019

Kubota Tractor Corporation introduced their lightest and most maneuverable compact track loader to date, the SVL65-2. As a further diversification of their lineup, the new model is in a lighter ROC weight class that its heavier counterparts, the SVL75-2 and the SVL95-2s. Available as of April 2019, this new track loader will feature the line’s signature slide-up overhead front door and on/off self-leveling capabilities, in addition to an advanced hydraulic multi-function valve that helps to provide smooth operations and increased productivity.
January 25, 2019

The 12th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo is quickly approaching, set to take place this March 18-20th in in Savannah, Georgia at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. Biomass Magazine and BBI International, who are both producing the event, have recently announced the the three-day agenda, which will be organized into four distinct divisions: pellets & densified biomass, biomass power & thermal, biogas & waste-to-energy, and advanced biofuels & biobased chemicals. There will also be a full-day, pre-conference event on the 18th detailing the latest advancements in material handling, titled the Biomass Preparation, Handling and Storage Workshop, taking place before the evening opening reception in the expo hall.
January 24, 2019

Volvo Construction Equipment is expanding their lineup of E-Series compact excavators with the addition of the ECR18E and the EC20E. The ECR18E is a completely new addition to the lineup featuring a shorter swing radius. The EC20E is a higher performance replacement for its previous D Series model.
January 23, 2019

Komatsu America Corp. announced that their FrontRunner Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) has made the cut for operating on the mobile broadband technology, private long-term evolution (LTE). This is the first time that an AHS has qualified to run on private LTE in commercial operations in the mining industry. Not only does this allow for Komatsu to continue to adhere to their own distinguished safety standards, but it also leads the way for ultra-high system availability and reliability.
January 22, 2019

Cummins unveiled the next generation of 6.7L turbo diesel engine. This higher horsepower engine boasts a first-in-class, record setting, 1,000 pound-feet of torque. Made for 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty RAM pickup trucks, customers are sure to impressed with this engine’s high levels of performance and innovation.
January 18, 2019

Caterpillar’s newest multi-processor models are here, delivering heavy-duty results with their 19 percent greater cutting/crushing forces and their 50 percent faster cycle times than previous models. The MP332, MP345, and MP365 feature multiple interchangeable jaws, each with their own storage stand, that can perform a variety of high-production, specialized tasks for demolition purposes. Additionally, their innovative locking system allows a single operator to change jaws with only standard hand tools within 15 minutes or less.
January 17, 2019

This year’s SIMA trade show is upholding the integrity of their theme, “Innovation for competitive agriculture”, by featuring two spaces at their upcoming 2019 expo, February 24th-28th. The spaces will offer 34 growing companies and innovators the chance to showcase their farming related tech and services. The first space will be located in hall 4 and dedicated to Start-up Villages in partnership with La Ferme Digitale, and the second space will be in hall 6 and devoted to the Innovation Village.
January 17, 2019

Manitou of North America will be exhibiting their newest products at the World of Concrete expo in Las Vegas. Being held this February 3-7th, the all encompassing brand will be introducing new products from their Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang lineups at the interactive outdoor booth, (#O31054,) in the Silver Lot. Don’t miss out on this chance to see the new Gehl RT 105 track loader and RS4-14 telehandler, catch up with Manitou’s new management team, and discover the latest and greatest equipment and services Manitou has to offer.
January 16, 2019

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is pushing the bounds of autonomy with their first SAE level 2 automated truck in series production. Featuring the latest enhancements to their Freightliner Cascadia, the level 2 of automation means that the truck can steer itself and control acceleration and deceleration. This ability to take both lateral and longitudinal control, as well as the many improvements made to the efficiency of the vehicle, made this industry-leading performer a perfect addition to the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this past January.
January 15, 2019

Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America have recently teamed up in order to develop ten new zero-emission Kenworth T680 trucks, all to be powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. This collaboration was made possible by the $41million grant preliminarily awarded to the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The large sum of grant money comes from an even larger $82 million program that hopes to put fuel cell electric tractors, hydrogen fueling infrastructure, and zero emissions cargo handling equipment into operation in Los Angeles' basin and ports by 2020.
January 14, 2019

Bobcat is starting off the new year with an exciting new update to their standard and extended compact equipment warranty offerings. Select Bobcat equipment purchased after January 1st, 2019 is now covered under a 2 year/2,000-hour standard warranty. The warranty will cover whichever of the 2 years or 2,000 hours comes first.
January 12, 2019

John Deere revealed their three newest L-Series utility wheel loaders, all with more power and suited for the versatility required of job sites and farms. The 524L, 544L and 624L were all designed with the operator in mind, given a much more comfortable cab with increased visibility, additional storage room, heaters, and more. Other new features, including electrohydraulic (EH) loader controls, redesigned near-parallel linkage, and enhanced performance buckets also aid in making these nimble machines more intuitive for operators of all skill levels.
January 11, 2019

Caterpillar’s 990K Aggregate Handler is your new solution for boosting wheel loader production in rehandling applications. Designed to handle greater payloads, (up to 25 percent more,) compared to the standard 990K, this new handler allows operators to load trucks and railcars faster and more efficiently. This aggregate handler makes it possible to move more material in less time in load-and-carry, stockpile management tasks, and all other yard applications.
January 7, 2019

John Deere has expanded their Worksite Pro attachments collection yet again with the addition of their five new pickup and three new angle brooms. The BP72C, BP84C, BR60C, BR72C, and BR84C pickup brooms and the BA72C, BA84C, and BA96C angle brooms were designed for simple and easy cleanup in construction applications, as well as snow and turf. These brooms are compatible with John Deere compact track loaders and skid steers, as well as competitive models.
January 4, 2019

Komatsu America Corp. and BOMAG Americas Inc. are excited to announce their recent partnership, which will ultimately pave the way for new road building, as well as new construction market opportunities. The new arrangement means that Komatsu’s six company owned dealerships, (Edward Ehrbar, Komatsu Equipment Company, Komatsu Northeast, Komatsu Southwest, Midlantic Machinery and Pine Bush Equipment,) are now selling BOMAG milling, paving, compaction, and reclaiming/stabilizing equipment as of this month, January 2019. The complimentary products of both companies will certainly further both of their already striking reputations, while making purchases easier and more convenient for customers.
January 4, 2019

Liebherr is proud to announce that they will be presenting all of their latest product developments and innovations at this year’s Bauma 2019, held April 8-14th. The company is hoping to further the growth that is already reflected by the high demand for their products and services, and is excited for the innovations on display to play a key part in that. Liebherr will be showcasing their range of construction machines, material handling and mining machines, and various components at their 14,000 square meter outdoor stand, as well as their indoor stand in hall A4, number 326.
January 3, 2019

Cat’s brand new C13B engine allows OEMs to downsize their engine platforms, minimize downtime, and lower installation costs with its lightweight and compact design, all while delivering multiple high power density ratings, (from 456 hp to 577 hp with peak torque reaching 1943 lb.-ft.). This engine also features a patented non-EGR after-treatment system to meet EU Stage V and U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards. Modeled after previous, reliable Cat core engines with over 109 off-highway field hours of experience, this C13B engine delivers 15-liter power at 32 percent less system weight, all without sacrificing overall performance.
January 2, 2019

Cat’s next generation of motor grader, the Cat 120, is designed with with the customer in mind first and foremost, featuring a more comfortable cab with enhanced visibility and display screens, as well as many customizable options that tailor the machine to the operator’s application specific preferences. Some of these options include the ability to choose between steering wheel/lever or joystick controls, tandem or all-wheel drive, and a range of scalable grade control technologies. Additionally, with the help of the Cat C7.1 engine, the new motor grader needs 15% less fuel when used in combination with ECO mode.
December 29, 2018

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